We all know people who are ALICEAsset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. ALICE workers educate our children, keep us healthy, and make our quality of life possible, yet do not earn enough to support their own families. ALICE households are forced to make tough choices, such as deciding between quality child care or paying the rent, which have long-term consequences not only for ALICE, but for all.

In order to better understand this growing population, United For ALICE provides a framework, language, statistics, and tools that community stakeholders can use to inform policy and drive innovation. The Research Center is the hub of — a one-stop source for exploring the latest ALICE data, on a national scale down to the local level in our partner states. Use the tabs below to navigate the Research Center.

Above ALICEThreshold: 54% Poverty: 17% ALICE: 29%

The ALICE Essentials Index Compared to the Consumer Price Index, 2007-2018

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ALICE and Poverty in Arkansas Over Time

Households by Income, Arkansas, 2010-2018


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